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Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game Gets a Trailer Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game Gets a Trailer
- March 02, 2018

Harry Potter fans got another delightful glimpse of the upcoming Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery mobile game this week as Jam City dropped a new trailer that showcases mobile gameplay. You will join one of the four Houses before progressing through your years at Hogwarts, participating in magical classes and activities such as Potions and Transfiguration. (more...)
'Creepy' Ken Starr Made Monica Lewinsky Uncomfortable After Repeatedly Touching Her Arm 'Creepy' Ken Starr Made Monica Lewinsky Uncomfortable After Repeatedly Touching Her Arm
- March 02, 2018

About midway through her essay to Vanity Fair , Lewinsky reveals she was diagnosed with PTSD "several years ago". Lewinsky added that thanks to the uncovering of the Harvey Weinstein story, historians hadn't really had the perspective to fully process and acknowledge what Americans went through. (more...)
Heather Locklear Arrested on Charges of Domestic Violence, Battery on Police Officers Heather Locklear Arrested on Charges of Domestic Violence, Battery on Police Officers
- March 02, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Deputy District Attorney said he believed medication she was on for anxiety and depression "could have impaired her ability to safely drive a motor vehicle". "She posted $20,000 bail and was released". "She attacked three of our deputies and was arrested, there was also evidence that she had battered her boyfriend". (more...)
Trump backs arming teachers who play golf and baseball Trump backs arming teachers who play golf and baseball
- March 02, 2018

How can our students trust us if they know at any time we have the power of guns at our disposals? I now own three handguns, and maintain a concealed carry permit. Let's be better at identifying those young people who are marginalized, disenfranchised, and bullied, and helping them sooner. At such a cost, we must ask ourselves: Is it worth it? It is not realistic, and it is not reasonable. (more...)
PNB stock tanks 12% as fraud amount raised to nearly $2 billion PNB stock tanks 12% as fraud amount raised to nearly $2 billion
- March 02, 2018

The BSE Sensex dropped by over 137 points, or 0.40% to close at 34,046.94 on Thursday to extend losses for the third day in a row as fiscal deficit worries and global sell-off triggered by US Fed rate hike fears continued to unsettle investors despite positive macro data. (more...)
Travis Scott Gives Kylie Jenner $1.4M Ferrari Push Present Travis Scott Gives Kylie Jenner $1.4M Ferrari Push Present
- March 02, 2018

In the very short clip, Jenner arches her back in a black crop top and matching underwear. Her baby daddy , Travis Scott , 25, also took to Snapchat to on Thursday, March 1, in honor of Stormi's one-month birthday. These images and videos of Kylie are the first closeups we've gotten of the young star since September 2017, when news broke that she was pregnant. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey would run for president if God told her to Oprah Winfrey would run for president if God told her to
- March 02, 2018

Oprah told People that she would consider running for president - if that's what God tells her to do. "I had enough people , billionaires calling me, saying I can get you a billion dollars, I can run your campaign". There, she was emphatic in her response to host Kimmel's question about whether she would run. Do you think Winfrey should run for president in 2020? She says she was surprised to hear the immediate response the rest of the country had and she didn't realize she was ... (more...)
Meghan Markle supports #MeToo and Times Up campaigns Meghan Markle supports #MeToo and Times Up campaigns
- March 02, 2018

Causes dear to all of their hearts, the quad is helping to raise awareness for Royal Foundation programs like Heads Together and the Invictus Games, which aim to shed light on youth mental health issues and the plight of injured or sick veterans, respectively. (more...)
London game off as weather claims Leitrim GAA programme London game off as weather claims Leitrim GAA programme
- March 01, 2018

The rearranged fixture will take place on the weekend of March 16/17/18. Quinn said that a decision on which, if any, league games go ahead this weekend is likely to be taken tomorrow. This game has already been re-fixed for Monday, March 19. " Any exceptions to the above will be addressed in the revised fixture programme to be issued on Monday ". (more...)
Wreck-It Ralph 2 Official Teaser Trailer Released Wreck-It Ralph 2 Official Teaser Trailer Released
- March 01, 2018

Amusing. I just was watching the first Wreck-It Ralph movie on the weekend with my kids. Wreck-It Ralph is back and he's on a new adventure as heads inside the world of the internet in Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. According to the movie's description, "Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the world wide web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, Sugar Rush ". (more...)
Team AkzoNobel grasps a nail-biting Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 win Team AkzoNobel grasps a nail-biting Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 win
- March 01, 2018

MAPFRE and Dongfeng Race Team , first and second on the overall leaderboard, were over 60 miles behind Caffari. The New Zealand business of the technology provider has been appointed as the official connectivity partner of the Auckland Stopover, tasked with delivering connectivity technology for event organisers, race teams, hospitality, retails, media and fans in the race village. (more...)
James Bond director Lewis Gilbert dead: 007 legend dies aged 97 James Bond director Lewis Gilbert dead: 007 legend dies aged 97
- March 01, 2018

He will be sorely missed". Born in London, Gilbert started out as a child actor in the 1920s and 1930s and had an uncredited role alongside Laurence Olivier in 1938's The Divorce of Lady X . "The DGA mourns the passing of Lewis Gilbert whose more than 70-year legacy as a film director has served as an inspiration to so many", the DGA said in a statement. (more...)
NFL Drops Papa John's As Pizza Sponsor; Picks Up Pizza Hut NFL Drops Papa John's As Pizza Sponsor; Picks Up Pizza Hut
- March 01, 2018

State Street Corp now owns 878,119 shares of the company's stock worth $63,013,000 after buying an additional 33,578 shares during the period. Its 7,500 stores nationwide are more than double the number of Papa John's . 5 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10. Goldman Sachs stated it has 0% in Papa John's International, Inc. (more...)
Emma Thompson Reveals The Real Life Heartbreak Behind That Love Actually Scene Emma Thompson Reveals The Real Life Heartbreak Behind That Love Actually Scene
- March 01, 2018

So I knew what it was like to find the necklace that wasn't meant for me", Thompson said Sunday. "Well it wasn't exactly that, but we've all been through it", she explained. After her realization that the necklace was for another woman, Karen retreats to her bedroom to listen to the album and cry. They were nicknamed "Ken and Em" for their position at the heart of the British acting establishment, although Branagh rejected comparisons to star couples of the past like Richard Burton and ... (more...)
California DMV Approves Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Without Drivers/Engineers California DMV Approves Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Without Drivers/Engineers
- March 01, 2018

DMV director Jean Shiomoto said: " Safety is our top concern and we are ready to begin working with manufacturers that are prepared to test fully driverless vehicles in California ". "It will be just like playing a video game , except lives will be at stake", said John Simpson, the group's privacy and technology project director. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence shuts down rumours about affair with Chris Pratt Jennifer Lawrence shuts down rumours about affair with Chris Pratt
- March 01, 2018

Faris also wrote in her book that J.Law - who was probs dating her Mother director, Darren Aronofsky at the time - had reached out and offered an apology when the rumours began: " Jennifer and I are really friendly, and she was apologetic even though she didn't need to be because she hadn't done anything wrong". (more...)
Night Shyamalan thriller series Night Shyamalan thriller series
- March 01, 2018

Plot details for the series are being kept under wraps. It will be executive produced by Ashwin Rajan , Jason Blumenthal , Todd Black and Steve Tisch of Escape Artists, along with Taylor Lathamas co-executive producer. The Shyamalan project joins a rapidly expanding slate of scripted series at Apple under video heads Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht and their growing development team. (more...)
Check Out a Promo For THE FLASH Episode 4x15 'Enter Flashtime' Check Out a Promo For THE FLASH Episode 4x15 'Enter Flashtime'
- March 01, 2018

The whole thing is so random; it'll be interesting to see how it all plays out. " Subject 9 " airs tonight at 8 pm on the CW . Well, fiddle-dee-dee. Barry wants to push Izzy harder despite everyone working all day. Harry returns from Earth-2 where he's depressed over his relationship with his daughter and his inability to help Team Flash defeat DeVoe. (more...)
Ford Targets Miami First With Its Autonomous Cars And Delivery Service Ford Targets Miami First With Its Autonomous Cars And Delivery Service
- March 01, 2018

Giménez is a champion of innovative technology and applying it to help improve life for residents of the county. Randomly selected customers are offered the chance to have their dinner delivered by one of the cars, and if they agree they will receive a text with instructions on how to get their pizza. (more...)
Netflix has 700, yes 700, originals coming out in 2018. What? Netflix has 700, yes 700, originals coming out in 2018. What?
- March 01, 2018

Wells noted that because Netflix's standing strategy is to continue to add content, its mission for this year is to ramp up output at an astronomical rate. But Wells did mention how they would be using a good portion of these funds for worldwide Netflix programs, like their German hit Dark . "There's more non-members than members of Netflix - that's our opportunity", Wells said, citing an estimated 700 million broadband users globally (excludes China). (more...)
Dubai's southern runway to close for 45 days for upgrade works Dubai's southern runway to close for 45 days for upgrade works
- March 01, 2018

Dubai Airports confirmed plans to close Dubai International's ( DXB ) southern runway for a 45-day period in 2019, from April 16, to May 30, to conduct a comprehensive upgrade created to boost safety, service and capacity levels. The airport is expecting modest growth this year, forecasting that annual passenger traffic will increase just 2.4 percent to 90.3 million. The resurfacing work will involve 60,000 tonnes of asphalt and 8,000 cubic metres of concrete to strengthen the runway and ... (more...)
Blues trade forward, St. Louis native Stastny to Jets Blues trade forward, St. Louis native Stastny to Jets
- March 01, 2018

The Winnipeg Jets have acquired veteran center Paul Stastny from the St. Louis Blues in a rare deal between divisional rivals, the teams announced Monday. His career stats include 216 goals and 417 assists in 805 games with the Blues and the Colorado Avalanche . The 32-year-old Quebec City native played 63 games for the Blues this season and has 40 points (12G, 28A). (more...)
Jets Acquire Veteran Forward Paul Stastny from St. Louis Blues Jets Acquire Veteran Forward Paul Stastny from St. Louis Blues
- March 01, 2018

Adding Stastny gives the Jets the best top nine forwards in the National Hockey League. When asked where he saw Stastny fitting in, Maurice replied: "Yeah, he's going to play for the Winnipeg Jets ", before saying no decisions have been made on which offensive line he will join. (more...)
United Kingdom expects post-Brexit devolution deal but Scotland begs to differ United Kingdom expects post-Brexit devolution deal but Scotland begs to differ
- March 01, 2018

Ministers in Westminster can technically press ahead with the laws - which copy European Union rules into British law ahead of exit day - without Scottish permission. Scottish Secretary David Mundell said the UK Government was "focused on achieving agreement" with the devolved administrations on the Withdrawal Bill. (more...)
Hear Chris Cornell's Interpretation of Johnny Cash's Hear Chris Cornell's Interpretation of Johnny Cash's "You Never Knew My Mind"
- March 01, 2018

A collaborative effort, the album is set to feature performances of a wealth of previously unheard songs, poems, and lyrics from the late, prolific Johnny Cash . In conversation with Zane Lowe , John Carter Cash revealed that his father had written the words in 1967. Almost a year after Soundgarden's Chris Cornell committed suicide , his collaboration with Johnny Cash was released by Sony's Legacy Recordings . (more...)
Captain Marvel Cast Expands With Gemma Chan Captain Marvel Cast Expands With Gemma Chan
- March 01, 2018

Mississippi Grind directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are helming the project. A previously released description for Captain Marvel offered: The superhero film will be set in the 90s, and the Skrulls, alien shape-shifters, will be the primary antagonists. (more...)
Ryan Seacrest responds to sexual abuse claims Ryan Seacrest responds to sexual abuse claims
- March 01, 2018

Ryan Seacrest has come forward accusing Hardy of blackmail, "This person who has accused me of disgusting things offered, on multiple occasions, to withdraw her claims if I paid her millions of dollars". "Any claims that question the legitimacy of this investigation are completely baseless", the network spokesperson stated. In a statement earlier this month, Seacrest said it was "gut wrenching" to have his conduct questioned but cooperated in the investigation. (more...)
Counting On's Joy-Anna Duggar Welcomes First Child With Husband Austin Forsyth Counting On's Joy-Anna Duggar Welcomes First Child With Husband Austin Forsyth
- March 01, 2018

After months of speculation about the true conception date of the child, Joy-Anna and husband Austin Forsyth are officially parents to Gideon Martyn Forsyth , a healthy baby boy. The Counting On star added: 'I'm most looking forward to watching Austin as a dad and raising children together with him'. Surprise: In August they revealed that they are expecting their first child together. (more...)
ITV posts 5 percent earnings drop in tough ad market ITV posts 5 percent earnings drop in tough ad market
- March 01, 2018

We are having to be much more nimble and agile in that world. Broadcaster ITV PLC on Wednesday said profit dipped in 2017 while net advertising revenue declined, as expected, though the firm expects a pick up in advertising income in the first half of 2018. (more...)
Heather Locklear arrested following domestic dispute Heather Locklear arrested following domestic dispute
- March 01, 2018

The 56-year-old actress was among the biggest stars on television in the 1980s and 1990s, with roles on " Dynasty ", "T.J". She was checked out and taken to the Ventura Sheriff's Department where she was booked on charges of felony domestic violence and three cases of battery of police officers. (more...)